Just passed committee and will be in the full House soon.
Basically, it is a bill that encourages teenagers to not get treatments for STDs and mental illness which will make them likely to get more sick and will increase the spread of STDs.
Yes more kid's health will be in danger. But FAMILY VALUES!1!1!!
I swear I am not trying to pick on our Legislature. I have a lot of respect for that body. But geebus they are processing some truly terrible legislation and we are quickly becoming a laughing stock across the country.
RALEIGH — Parents would have to give their teenagers permission before they could receive birth control or be treated for sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse or mental illness, under a bill approved in a House committee on Tuesday.
Opponents said it would be the most restrictive law in the nation and would put teenagers’ health in danger. Supporters say the intention is to restore parental control over their children’s lives.
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